Careers in Radiography
The Radiography Program provides knowledge and skill development in the art and science of producing quality radiographs for diagnosis and treatment of disease. Career advancement for experienced Radiologic Technologists with further education can lead to positions in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computerized Tomography and Mammography. Students may matriculate through an institution of higher learning to earn a baccalaureate degree. The program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. 86% (148/172) of the students enrolled in the program the past five years have successfully completed. The program has demonstrated an 80% (119/148) ARRT national certification exam pass rate for the past five years. 94% (109/116) of the graduates surveyed the last five years find employment within 180 days of graduation. The average salary for an entry level radiographer is $22 per hour. Salary is based on size and location of the medical facility. The chart below is illustrates student data collected from the past 5 years:
The Radiography Program prepares students to become certified and licensed Radiographers. Certification is granted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists upon successful completion of the national board examination and licensure is granted by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. The program uses the American Society of Radiologic Technologists’ Curriculum Guide.
Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 704-5304